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it’s a bird; it’s…an elephant!

In Four-footed creatures on May 20, 2011 by romi

‘…the playful aspect is essential to origami and by no means takes away from its significance. Play and a playful mindset create joy and enthusiasm, without which all arts and sciences would be empty.‘ — Kunihiko Kasahara, author of ‘Amazing Origami’

This origami bird was folded from a 6″ x 6″ origami paper, starting with a fish base. But it’s not really what I intend to fold. If you invert the model, you’ll see a diferent figure, the one I was aiming at…

… a baby elephant!

The two-color model below is folded starting with a blintzed fish base.

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